Brayton is located to the South of Selby in the county of North Yorkshire. 15 miles from York. The busy A19 goes straight through Selby and Brayton and connects Doncaster and York.
2001 saw work begin on the Selby Bypass, it was fully opened in June 2004 and has rerouted traffic from Selby Town Centre via a 6 mile single carriageway road. North Yorkshire County Council have reported a 20% reduction of traffic travelling through the village.